Posts Tagged ‘Sharon Jones’

This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2021

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects

December 24, 2020

“Ain’t No Chimneys In The Projects,” written by Sharon Jones and Bosco Mann (Gabriel Roth), performed by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, released as the Daptone Records 2009 Christmas 45 (DAP-1048). The video was animated and directed by Ryan Louie.

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2020

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. This version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2018

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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Call on God

February 18, 2018

“Call on God,” by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Video by Matt Rogers.

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A Soulful Hanukkah In Brooklyn

December 12, 2017

Brooklyn’s Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings cook the sizzling latkes out of Hanukkah, all 8 days of it, in this video by illustrator Rich Terrana. The tune is on the Holiday Soul Party. The band recorded a live version of “8 Days” at the NPR studio in DC .

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2017

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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Mama Don’t Like My Man

March 26, 2017

“Mama Don’t Like My Man,” written by Gabriel Roth (aka Bosco Mann), recorded by the late Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, 2010.

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It’s Uncanny

March 18, 2017

“It’s Uncanny,” written by Daryl Hall, performed by Sharon Jones, with Daryl Hall and friends. An episode of the Live From Daryl’s House webcast.

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Tell Me

February 11, 2017

“Tell Me,” written by Gabriel Roth (aka Bosco Mann), performed by the late Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, 2002.

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